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Sculpture in the round - ‘Eye Idols’

Alabaster ‘Eye Idols’, Eye Temple (Tell Brak), 3200 BC, 4 x 2.6 x 0.5 cm.

Alabaster ‘Eye Idols’, Eye Temple (Tell Brak), 3200 BC, 4 x 2.6 x 0.5 cm.

© Directorate-General of Antiquities and Museums, Damascus

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Material
Bones | Stone
Type
Sculptures
Details
Alabaster and bone. Abstract depictions of humans with flat trapezoidal bodies and oversized eyes. May have carved lines depicting clothing. Height: 3 - 6 cm.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Syrian Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Syria
Period
Prehistory to Islamic era (6th millennium BC - 15th century AD)